Source Announces New Manufacturing President, Frank Bishop
Bonita Springs, FL (July 11, 2011) — Source Interlink Companies announced today the appointment of Frank Bishop to President of Source Interlink Manufacturing, LLC. This announcement, the first in a series of key organizational changes, will strategically align the sales & marketing initiatives across both the Sales & Services and Media Divisions (Source Interlink Distribution and Source Interlink Media, respectively) to focus on providing new and innovative retail solutions that take into account the evolving media landscape.
In this new role, Bishop will be responsible for all aspects of the manufacturing division which is focused on the design and production of front end check out equipment including: sales, marketing and manufacturing. In addition, he will retain the responsibility of ancillary Retail Services including the Retail Rebate Management team. Bishop will also take a lead role in Source’s retail innovation team which will spearhead new and creative “added value” services at Retail…..including the development of “the smart rack”.
“Frank has a proven track record in our industry as, not only a thought leader, but an individual that can step up, into any environment, and drive us towards success. As head of our sales division, Frank has been instrumental in building our Sales & Services division. I couldn’t be more excited to announce Frank’s appointment to this new position, where he will be given more accountability to create new and exciting programs for our retail business partners” said David G. Algire, President Source Interlink Distribution.
In making these announcements Michael L Sullivan, President and CEO Source Interlink Companies stated, “I couldn’t be more excited for Frank and the opportunities he will have in this role. I’ve known Frank for many years and I can say… hands down… he will provide outstanding leadership in this new endeavor to drive “the change” within our Company that is necessary to get us to the next level. His long, trusted relationships across the supply chain are a result of his proven track record. I could not be more excited for the future of our organization as we continue to build an outstanding team of business professionals.”
About Source Interlink Companies
Source Interlink Companies (www.sourceinterlink.com) is the leading publisher of magazines and on-line content for enthusiast audiences, as well as a leading sales and service distributor of magazines and provider of related in-store services across North America. Through its sales and services initiatives, the Company is able to optimize its media properties through its vertically integrated distribution assets. Source Interlink creates content for more than 70 publications, 90 websites, events, television, and radio. Its portfolio includes many respected brands such as Motor Trend, Automobile, Hot Rod, Automotive.com, Surfer and Intellichoice.